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Is your car really ready for winter? Find out here at Schrier Automotive

Well folks, the temperature is steadily dropping with the last of the fall leaves, and that can only mean one thing: Winter is on its way. Now, if you've lived here in the greater Omaha, NE area for as long as we have here at Schrier Automotive, you know just how challenging it can be to travel when the first snows start to fall, so you'll want to be prepared for the winter weather ahead. So, in the interested of preparing for the snowy months to come, we've put together a few car care tips to help…

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Get Your Car Ready for Winter at Schrier Automotive

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Fall is starting to set in here in Omaha, which means that winter is close on our heels. That means that there's no time like the present to start thinking about winter car care! Winter can be rough on your vehicle, but with proper care, you can help your ride make it through the coldest months of the year without a hitch.

Taking proper care of your vehicle, especially during hazardous weather, is a crucial part of staying safe on the road during winter, so we're eager to share a few tips with you to help you breeze…

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Splurge On An Auto Spa Special; Your Car Will Thank You

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The winter has been long and, if you're like most of us, your car has seen better days. Maybe it's the dusty dirt roads around Council Bluffs IA or Papillion NE that has made your vehicle more dirt than car. Perhaps it's the smashed donuts in the back seats that your kids have left behind, and no, we don't talk from experience. Or maybe it's just time for a good "spring cleaning".

Whatever the case may be, our auto spa specials can get your vehicle looking brand new in no time. Currently we offer four…

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Indications That Your Ignition Needs Some Work

Your vehicle's ignition system has several different components. The starter is one of these, and if the starter starts to go bad, there are a few different signs that will alert you that there is a problem.

One of the major indicators of a starter problem is a grinding noise when starting your vehicle. This noise sounds similar to the one that occurs if you try to start the car when the engine is already running. 

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April is National Car Care Month; Be Aware of Car Care!

Coming out of the winter months in Bellevue, NE we hope to help our customers stay on top of their car care with our celebration of Car Care Month. The month of April serves as National Car Care Month and is a reminder to all drivers that it's time to take action on the car issues that you have been putting off.

Our team of talented service technicians is willing and ready to help you get your vehicle on the road and running better than ever as we head into spring. We can help you with regular services like…

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Test Your Car's Battery With a Voltmeter

To safely test a car battery with a voltmeter, you will need gloves, safety glasses, and a terminal cleaning tool. Before doing anything, turn off the lights and engine of the car, then open the hood and put on your gloves and safety glasses.

If the terminals on your car battery have corrosion, use the terminal cleaning tool or a small wire brush to clean the contact points. The red cable of the voltmeter is positive and it goes to positive on the battery. 

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Convenience Is Important for Service Scheduling

Convenience is important. It's important to build appointments around your schedule. Everyone has a calendar. We all have plans for certain times of the day and week. We all have places to be. It's not always easy to block out time for vehicle service. It's something we need to do.

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Keep your car ready for the road

There are lots of things to take care of before you take a road trip. One thing is to make sure that your automobile will go the distance. Make sure to first drive your vehicle around locally and listen for any sounds that are not normal. Take the things that sound troubling to you and come to Schrier Automotive so we can check out your vehicle.

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